MILPITAS, Calif. -- Sept. 29, 2005
-- LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that it is expanding its reach into digital multimedia markets by licensing the ZSP400 digital signal processor (DSP) core and ZSP(R) Audio Platform to Celestial Semiconductor. The LSI Logic ZSP solutions enable Celestial to quickly and cost-effectively develop products that support emerging audio/video standards. Celestial's selection reinforces the ZSP architecture as the DSP of choice in China.
"The ZSP400 core's performance, code density and ease-of-programming make it the ideal DSP solution for our products that support emerging standards such as the Audio Video Coding Standard Working Group of China (AVS)," said Raymond Leung, Executive Vice President of Celestial Semiconductor. "In addition to the core, LSI Logic provides a comprehensive software suite with its ZSP audio platform that will enable us to reduce time-to-market to meet strong customer demand for our products."
The ZSP400 is a high-performance, flexible and cost-effective DSP core that can be easily integrated and programmed into system-on-a-chip designs. The ZSP400 DSP core enables optimal trade-off of power and performance in demanding consumer applications. Available with Advanced Peripheral Bus master/slave interfaces and a range of supporting peripherals for audio and voice applications, LSI Logic's ZSP400 is tailored to enable highly featured products get to market quickly.
"Consumer electronic designers continue to seek solutions that support audio and video algorithms to address the ever-evolving multimedia market," said Ed Pazmino, multimedia marketing director of the LSI Logic DSP Products Division. "LSI Logic was able to provide Celestial Semiconductor with the resources and technology to rapidly deliver solutions for next-generation multimedia applications."About the DSP Products Division
The DSP Products Division of LSI Logic is a leading licensor of signal processing cores and solutions. The ZSP(R) processor architecture enables customer innovation worldwide as the DSP of choice in many key vertical markets including 3G wireless handsets, multimedia and networked voice appliances. The ZSP roadmap offers a range of software compatible cores delivering performance points that meet the cost, power and efficiency constraints of today's SoC designs. A number of standard products are also available for lower volume designs and prototype implementations. ZSP Solution Partners augment the technology with world-class software tools, EDA modeling support and a large portfolio of application software.About LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation focuses on the design and production of high-performance semiconductors for Consumer, Communications and Storage applications that access, interconnect and store data, voice and video. LSI Logic engineers incorporate reusable, industry-standard intellectual property building blocks that serve as the heart of leading-edge systems. LSI Logic serves its global OEM, channel and distribution customers with Platform ASICs, standard-cell ASICs, standard products, host bus adapters, RAID controllers and software. In addition, the company supplies storage network solutions for the enterprise. LSI Logic is headquartered at 1621 Barber Lane, Milpitas, CA 95035. http://www.lsilogic.com
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